Fixed Wire Testing decides if your electrical installation is compliant. Fixed Wire Testing is also known as an Electrical Inspection & Condition Report (EICR).
We will complete structured Fixed Wire Testing on your electrical installation. We liaise with the site contact, to make sure that disruption to your business is minimal. We bring dangerous items to the attention of the on-site contact immediately.
We offer a thorough fixed wire test and inspection, testing for wear and tear, as well as visual damage. Our fixed wire testing engineers are experts in spotting hazards within your system. Areas of testing include the main incoming supply point, sockets, light fittings and other wiring accessories.
We do this by injecting test voltages. We will show the correct functionality of cables and connections.
Once fixed wire testing is complete, we send data collected by our engineers directly to our offices. We then offer comprehensive electrical installation condition reports, via our bespoke reporting system.
Quantec has carried out fixed wire testing for over 25 years. Developing high-quality systems and techniques that set us apart from our competitors.
We have an outstanding reputation within the industry. Our pricing model, qualified electrical engineers and expert customer service ensures that.
Our clients’ receive a dedicated point of contact in our Contract Management Team. They work to understand their requirements and build a lasting relationship. We ensure consistency and provide our clients’ reassurance that we understand their requirements.
Business interruptions can be costly. We mitigate these interruptions with our flexibility. We work evenings and weekends, ensuring your business is not affected by our service. Our service is flexible to meet your requirements.
We embed Health and Safety in every fibre of our work. Given the nature of our industry, Health & Safety links to all the activities of our staff. This is a significant element of the training programme we provide to our technical team.
All technical staff undertake the ECS/JIB Health & Safety Test. We review and maintain staff certification. We introduce training for new or revised Health & Safety legislation.
The British Standards of Quality Assurance for Electrical Inspection and Testing endorse Quantec. We have an internal and external Health and Safety audit. We receive regulation compliance by many accredited Health and Safety organisations. These include CHAS, SafeContractor, Constructionline/ Acclaim and Exor.
Keeping track of when fixed wire tests are due is essential, along with later remedial works. This help you to ensure fixed wire testing is complete on time. It will also stop any confusion when it comes to your building insurance.
Fixed Wire Testing is due on a regular basis, as electrical installations deteriorate.
Deterioration can occur due to general wear and tear, corrosion, excessive electrical loading as well as other unavoidable influences.
Dependant on the type of establishment, test frequencies can vary.
- Schools, Colleges, Universities and other educational facilities every five years.
- Buildings that serve the industrial sector every three years.
- Commercial and Retail premises every five years.
- Hospitals are tested once every year.
- Leisure facilities, as well as cinemas and theatres, are tested once every year.
- Construction sites every six months.
- Petrol stations every three years.
- Marinas once every year.
- Laboratories every five years.
Are you unsure about how often your site/premises requires fixed wire testing? Please get in touch, and we’ll be happy to help.
An approved organisation must complete Electrical Installation Testing / Fixed Wire Testing. Without testing within the correct time frame, Builders Insurance can be invalid.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 states that employers are responsible for H&S in the workplace. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 requires precautions against death or personal injury.
You can be open to prosecution if people on site are not protected from electrical injuries at work.
Our Fixed Wire Testing service eliminates that risk. Ensuring that employees and visitors are as safe from electrical danger as possible.